Cinézio Feliciano Peçanha is a mestre of capoeira Angola, graduated by Mestre Moraes (1986). He graduated in Physical Education from the Catholic University of Salvador (1993). At present finishing a PhD supervised by Dr Eduardo Oliveira in the multidisciplinary Postgrad programme of Knowledge Dissemination at the Federal University of Bahia (Difusão do Conhecimento da Universidade Federal da Bahia, DMMDC / UFBA). Cobra Mansa researches African martial and musical arts, Bantu culture, Bakongo cosmology, identity and ancestry. He has experience in capoeira Angolan and works in agroecology, permaculture, bioconstruction, agroforestry and community organization.